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Date posted: May 9, 2013

Why Alveston House Hotel is my cup of tea!

A recent guest, Joy, sent us a rather nice ‘report’ of her visit to us for a cream tea, so we thought we’d post it on the blog!

A colleague and I visited the Alveston House Hotel for a cream tea last week.


Salmon with Italian ham

Date posted: May 8, 2013

Recipe of the Month

Salmon Fillet wrapped in Italian Ham with Asparagus, Spinach & Sun-blushed Tomatoes

A delicious dinner party dish that is easy to do but will wow your friends.

Follow Ben’s simple recipe to create this beautiful summer dish for four people:

What you will need :

  • 4 x 120g Skinless Salmon Fillets
  • 4 x Slices of Prosciutto or Parma Ham
  • 1 x Lemon
  • 1 x tbsp Dill and 1 tbsp Parsley (Lightly chopped)
  • 12 x Asparagus Spears
  • 1 Bag washed Baby Spinach
  • 1 Handfull Sun-blushed Tomatoes (lightly chopped)

and what to do…

  • Lightly season the fish with salt, pepper, dill, parsley and the zest of the lemon
  • Lay the ham out and place the salmon, presentation side down, onto the ham
  • Wrap the ham around the fish & turn over ready to cook
  • Put a pot of water onto boil, large enough for the asparagus to fit and add a pinch of salt
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan and add a splash of olive oil
  • Place the fish carefully skin side down and cook for 4-5 minutes before turning and cooking for a further 4 minutes
  • Boil the asparagus for two minutes before adding to the fish pan with the spinach and tomatoes.
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